Frank Holmes - U.S. Global Investors

No love for gold

There’s no other way to say it: Gold had a bad week. Last Tuesday alone, the yellow metal fell more than 3 percent, shuffling off $43, in its biggest one-day loss in three years.

How gold came to South Korea’s rescue

Nineteen years ago, South Korea came precipitously close to bankruptcy.

The case for natural resource equities

This week I attended the Denver Gold Forum along with three other U.S. Global Investors representatives, including our resident precious metals expert Ralph Aldis.

The war on cash is still good for gold

The consumer price index (CPI), a measure of inflation, came in hotter than expected Friday, registering 2.3 percent year-over-year in August on expectations of 2.0 percent.

Look to Chindia for gold’s love trade

The only people buying that early were quants and huge hedge funds. The question, then, was: What factors or models were the quants using to uncover gold’s meteoric rise this year?

Gold spending in India is set to get a boost from a strong monsoon season

Since before recorded human history, the people of India have had an insatiable appetite for gold, treasuring it not only for its flawless natural beauty and religious significance but also as a superb store of value.

These Olympian gold royalty companies are insanely attractive

Frank Holmes says royalty and streaming companies show great opportunity on the upside but avoid many of the risks that explorers and producers must deal with.

The last known gold deposit

Unlike fiat money, of which we can always print more, there’s only so much recoverable gold in the world. And despite the best efforts of alchemists, we can’t recreate its unique chemistry in a lab. The only way for us to acquire more is to dig.

Will the gold bull market resume after the summer correction?

Only time will tell which candidate will be triumphant in November, but in the meantime, one of the winners might very well be gold, which has traditionally attracted investors in times of political and economic uncertainty.

4 winners to emerge from Brexit

The day after the referendum, gold jumped nearly 5 percent and since then has held above $1,300 an ounce, helping to achieve its best first half of the year since 1974.

Here are the world’s top 10 gold producing mines

This year, global production is expected to level out as project development budgets were slashed during the three-year gold bear market. But with gold prices rebounding, miners are in a good position to be much more profitable.

Gold demand just had its strongest-ever first quarter

This year’s first quarter is one for the history books. Not only did gold appreciate at its fastest pace in 30 years, but demand for the yellow metal was the strongest it’s ever been on record.

Silver Wheaton: The ultimate streaming service

“There’s a healthy appetite for streams right now.”

"Golden cross" for gold

Gold owes a lot of its success this year to negative real interest rates, something it didn’t have on its side in early 2015.

Comparisons to 2008 spark gold’s fear trade

Plunging oil prices, rising market volatility, surging global debt—it’s all beginning to remind some investors of 2008.

How gold got its groove back

Who says gold lost its appeal as a safe haven asset?

How gold got its groove back

Despite all the talk of rising interest rates in connection to gold, they’re not a dominant driver of prices says Frank Holmes of US Global Investors.

Life is uncertain and so are interestrates

September 11 is a day when we pause and reflect on where we were when—when the towers came crumbling down, when our nation’s capital came under attack, when so many lives were cut short, when so many heroes rushed in.

Big name investors are piling back into commodities

A few legendary influencers are making huge bets right now on commodities, an area that’s faced—and continues to face—some pretty strong headwinds.

The many uses of gold

Gold’s many qualities make it one of the most coveted metals in the world.

Gold on sale, says the rational investor

The leveraged gold futures derivatives market is knocking down the precious metal, yet in massive contrast, this drop has ignited...

There’s a huge disparity between how regulators deal with gold and stock market manipulation

What's going on.

$8 trillion alternative energy boom is a win for copper

Copper will remain an irreplaceable component in our ever-expanding energy needs.

Gold in the age of soaring debt

The world now sits beneath a mountain of debt worth an astonishing $200 trillion.

Billions and billions pour into India and China

It’s been a little over a year since Narendra Modi took office in India, and so far the results have been mostly positive for the South Asian country and the surrounding region...